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List of Alex Borstein Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)
14
5
Good Night, and Good Luck.
PG
14
5

In this critically acclaimed historical drama, CBS broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow works to expose the U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy and his fear mongering crusade to root out Communists in America. He is ably supported in his endeavour by his producer friend Fred W. Friendly and his team who, regardless of pressures from CBS' corporate sponsors, work to bring down McCarthy.

Role:
Natalie
Starring:
Directed By:
2. Bad Santa (2003)
15
6
Bad Santa
15
6

Alcoholic Willie T. Soke and his dwarf partner Marcus Skidmore are professional con-men who take jobs as Santa and his elf assistant in shopping malls during Christmas before robbing them at night. However, this year takes an unusual turn after he befriends a dimwitted and gullible young boy and raises the suspicion of the mall guard.

Directed By:
Terry Zwigoff
3. The Lookout (2007)
10
4
The Lookout
R
10
4

The story focuses on a high school sports star, who has developed lasting mental impairments after a car accident. Shunned by his wealthy family, he develops close friendship with his blind roommate and starts working nights cleaning a bank.  Shortly, he is noticed by a gang intending to rob the bank and is coaxed by one of his old friends to join in.  

Directed By:
Scott Frank
5. A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014)
14
9
A Million Ways to Die in the West
R
14
9

Boasting of an ensemble cast including Seth MacFarlane, Liam Neeson, Charlize Theron, Amanda Seyfried, and Neil Patrick Harris, this Western romantic comedy, is a story about how Albert Stark, a jilted sheep farmer, finds courage to fight after being encouraged by the pistol-wielding, beautiful Anna.  

Directed By:
7. Love the Coopers (2015)
6
4
Love the Coopers
PG-13
6
4

Love the Coopers is a comedy film which revolves around the Cooper family, who along with their extended relatives, are about to have the best Christmas Eve celebration. However, due to unexpected events and visitors, their celebration becomes a total mess.

Role:
Angie
Directed By:
Jessie Nelson
8. Showtime (2002)
7
6
Showtime
PG-13
7
6

The story focuses on two LAPD cops, a no-nonsense detective and a frustrated actor-turned-patrolman. Forced to star in a reality-based television show, they soon find their lives being turned upside down. They notice an illegally made semi automatic firearms and start investigating into them. 

Role:
Casting Director
Starring:
Eddie Murphy, Rene Russo, William Shatner, Robert De Niro, Rachael Harris, Zaid Farid
Directed By:
Tom Dey
9. The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003)
6
5
The Lizzie McGuire Movie
PG
6
5

Lizzie McGuire joins her class on a pre-high-school trip to Rome, where she discovers her uncanny resemblance to Italian pop-star Isabella, famous half of the Paolo-Isabella duo. When Paolo and Isabella break-up, Paolo who seems quite infatuated with Lizzie, asks her to replace Isabella for upcoming concert. As Lizzie ponders over her new-found spotlight and Paolo’s attention, her family decides to fly over.

Starring:
Hilary Duff, Haylie Duff, Robert Carradine, Evangeline Lilly, Jake Thomas, Adam Lamberg, Hallie Todd
Directed By:
Jim Fall
10. Killers (2010)
8
7
Killers
PG-13
8
7

Following a break-up Jen Kornfeldt meets and falls in love with Spencer Aimes in Nice, France. Spencer who is secretly a professional assassin gives up his job to settle down with Jen. However, when Spencer’s former life catches up with him, secrets are revealed including the true identity of Jen’s father. 

Directed By:
Robert Luketic
11. Bad Boy (2002)
4
4
Bad Boy
R
4
4
Starring:
Elizabeth Hurley, Denis Leary, Mia Cottet, NiCole Robinson
Directed By:
Victoria Hochberg
12. Littleman (2006)
5
6
Littleman
PG-13
5
6

Little Man is a crime comedy film, which tells the story of a couple who adopt a dwarf, when he is found at their doorstep, unaware of the fact that he is actually a thief, who has stolen a diamond. 

Starring:
Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Kerry Washington, Tracy Morgan, Molly Shannon, Chazz Palminteri, Rob Schneider
Directed By:
13. Catwoman (2004)
5
9
Catwoman
PG-13
5
9

Submissive graphics designer, Patience Phillips, overhears a dark secret about the anti-aging cream developed by the cosmetic company she works in and is pursued by guards ordered to kill her. She gains mysterious abilities after being revived by an Egyptian Mau cat, and as the vigilante 'Catwoman', begins to investigate why she was murdered.

Starring:
Halle Berry, Benjamin Bratt, Sharon Stone, Missy Peregrym, Lambert Wilson, Frances Conroy
Directed By:
Pitof
14. The Thick of It (2007)
11
2
The Thick of It
11
2
Role:
Hope Mueller
Starring:
Carrie Aizley, Parvesh Cheena, Priya Ayyar, Kelvin Brown
Directed By:
15. Brown Eyed Girl (2001)
8
3
Brown Eyed Girl
8
3
Role:
Registrar
Starring:
David Smigelski, Jon Wellner, Irene White, Lindsay Mechanic
Directed By:
Jackson Douglas
16. Billy's Dad Is a Fudge-Packer! (2004)
8
3
Billy's Dad Is a Fudge-Packer!
8
3
Role:
Betty Henderson
Starring:
D.C. Douglas, Robert Gant, Cady Huffman, Gina Rodgers
Directed By:
Jamie Donahue
17. Man Rots from the Head (2016)
6
3
Man Rots from the Head
6
3
Role:
Gladys
Starring:
Michael Cera, Octavio Gómez Berríos, Michael McMillian, Nicole LaLiberte
Directed By:
Janicza Bravo
18. For Christ's Sake (2010)
5
4
For Christ's Sake
5
4
Role:
Mrs. Marcus
Starring:
Sara Rue, Armin Shimerman, Will Sasso, Kyle Bornheimer
Directed By:
Jackson Douglas
19. The Pre Nup (2007)
3
4
The Pre Nup
3
4
Role:
Annie
Starring:
Alanna Ubach, Larry Miller, Bruce Altman, Marcy Kaplan
Directed By:
Marty Weiss

Animation Movies

Family Guy
59
13
Family Guy
TV-14
59
13
Role:
Lois Griffin / ... (310 episodes, 1998-2018)
Starring:
Bryce Dallas Howard, Liam Neeson, Cate Blanchett, Phyllis Diller, Rob Lowe, Jimmy Fallon, Charlie Sheen
Directed By:
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance
3-South
9
2
3-South
TV-14
9
2
Starring:
Jeffrey Tambor, Tom Kenny, Seth MacFarlane, Mark Hentemann, Brian Posehn
Directed By:
Ron Hughart
Histeria!
8
2
Histeria!
TV-Y
8
2
Starring:
Frank Welker, Billy West, Jim Cummings, Adam West, Tom Kenny, Tress MacNeille, Laraine Newman
Directed By:
Bob Doucette, Mike Milo, Herb Moore, Stephen Lewis, Scott Jeralds
Robot Chicken: DC Comics Special (2012)
8
2
Robot Chicken: DC Comics Special
TV-MA
8
2
Role:
Wonder Woman / Giganta / Woman at Bar (voice)
Starring:
Nathan Fillion, Megan Fox, Alfred Molina, Seth Green, Aaron Paul, Tara Strong, Neil Patrick Harris
Directed By:
Robot Chicken
14
4
Robot Chicken
TV-MA
14
4
Starring:
Zachary Levi, Alexandra Daddario, Tricia Helfer, Kristin Kreuk, Tom Hiddleston, Alyson Hannigan, Joss Whedon
Directed By:
Robot Chicken DC Comics Special II: Villains in Paradise (2014)
8
2
Robot Chicken DC Comics Special II: Villains in Paradise
TV-14
8
2
Role:
Wonder Woman (voice)
Starring:
Zac Efron, Sarah Hyland, Giovanni Ribisi, Tara Strong, Seth Green, Nathan Fillion, Alfred Molina
Directed By:
Robot Chicken DC Comics Special 3: Magical Friendship (2015)
8
2
Robot Chicken DC Comics Special 3: Magical Friendship
TV-14
8
2
Role:
Wonder Woman (voice)
Starring:
Jonathan Banks, Alfred Molina, Seth Green, Nathan Fillion, Giovanni Ribisi, Adam West, Dee Bradley Baker
Directed By:
Tom Sheppard, Zeb Wells
Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story (2005)
12
4
Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story
12
4
Starring:
Tori Spelling, Drew Barrymore, Jason Priestley, Michael Clarke Duncan, Jennie Garth, Seth Green, Seth MacFarlane
Directed By:
Pete Michels, Peter Shin
American Dad!
24
9
American Dad!
TV-14
24
9
Starring:
Kyle Chandler, Patrick Stewart, William Gary Busey, Lisa Kudrow, Christine Taylor, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Diego Luna
Directed By:
Family Guy 100th Episode Special (2007)
7
3
Family Guy 100th Episode Special
TV-14
7
3
Role:
Lois Griffin (voice) (archive footage)
Starring:
Lacey Chabert, Seth MacFarlane, Seth Green, Mila Kunis, Mike Henry
Directed By:
James Purdum, Peter Shin
Animals.
7
3
Animals.
7
3
Starring:
Mindy Kaling, Jason Alexander, Kumail Nanjiani, Chelsea Peretti, Marc Maron, Judy Greer, Emilia Clarke
Directed By:
Mike Luciano, Phil Matarese, Dominic Polcino, Wesley Archer
Family Guy: 200 Episodes Later (2012)
7
3
Family Guy: 200 Episodes Later
TV-14
7
3
Role:
Herself
Starring:
Seth Green, Seth MacFarlane, Steve Callaghan, Mark Hentemann
Directed By:
Brad Lachman
Drawn Together
9
4
Drawn Together
TV-MA
9
4
Starring:
George Takei, Will Forte, Jimmy Kimmel, Tara Strong, Billy West, Tom Kenny, Sarah Silverman
Directed By:
James Purdum, Tuck Tucker, Rich Moore, Raymie Muzquiz, Peter Avanzino
ParaNorman (2012)
20
8
ParaNorman
PG
20
8

Eleven year old Norman Babcock is a bit of an outsider both at school and in his family. His claim that he can communicate with the dead makes things all the more difficult for him. But when his town Blithe Hollow is under threat, Norman is the only one who can fight the zombies, ghosts as well as humans to protect everyone around.

Role:
Mrs. Henscher (voice)
Starring:
Elaine Stritch, Leslie Mann, Casey Affleck, Anna Kendrick, John Goodman, Ariel Winter, Kodi Smit-McPhee
Directed By:
Chris Butler, Sam Fell
Monster Farm
6
3
Monster Farm
6
3
Starring:
Bruce Mahler, Jess Harnell, Rodger Bumpass, Tifanie Christun, Kevin Killebrew
Son of Zorn
6
3
Son of Zorn
TV-PG
6
3
Starring:
Nick Offerman, Cheryl Hines, Jason Sudeikis, Fred Armisen, Olivia Wilde, Tim Meadows, Johnny Pemberton
Directed By:
Eric Appel, Bill Benz, Payman Benz
Slacker Cats
6
3
Slacker Cats
TV-14
6
3
Starring:
Emo Philips, Sinbad, Dave Foley, Kiersten Warren
Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy
6
3
Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy
TV-MA
6
3
Role:
Wife / ... (6 episodes, 2008-2010)
Starring:
Alexandra Breckenridge, Seth Green, Gilbert Gottfried, Seth MacFarlane
Directed By:
Angry Birds (2016)
15
9
Angry Birds
PG
15
9

The flightless birds of the Bird Island are a happy population, except for the three outcasts – hot-tempered Red, speedy Chuck and explosive Bomb. When the mysterious green piggies arrive on their island, everyone happily welcomes them. But Red suspects that there is some covert reason behind their visit. With Chuck and Bomb, Red sets out to get to the bottom of it. 

Role:
Sophie Bird / Peggy Bird (voice)
Starring:
Maya Rudolph, Bill Hader, Romeo Santos, Josh Gad, Kate McKinnon, Peter Dinklage, Sean Penn
Directed By:
Clay Kaytis, Fergal Reilly
Seth & Alex's Almost Live Comedy Show (2009)
5
3
Seth & Alex's Almost Live Comedy Show
5
3
Role:
Herself / Lois Griffin / Bea Arthur / Kathy Griffin / Renée Zellwegger (voice)
Starring:
Patrick Warburton, Seth MacFarlane, Mila Kunis, Walter Murphy, Mike Henry, John Viener
Directed By:
Jackson Douglas, Louis J. Horvitz
Casper
5
3
Casper
5
3
Starring:
Ben Stein, Fred Willard, Tim Curry, Jim Cummings, Dan Castellaneta, Rob Paulsen, Kath Soucie
Directed By:
Alfred Gimeno, Marija Miletic Dail
Pinky, Elmyra & the Brain
4
3
Pinky, Elmyra & the Brain
4
3
Starring:
Ashley Tisdale, Ben Stein, Tim Curry, Nancy Cartwright, Rob Paulsen, Maurice LaMarche
Directed By:
Russell Calabrese, Nelson Recinos, Bob Davies
The Cleveland Show
8
7
The Cleveland Show
TV-14
8
7
Starring:
Will Arnett, Kristen Wiig, Hank Azaria, Carl Reiner, Bebe Neuwirth, Ed Asner, Kristen Bell
Directed By:
Bordertown
4
4
Bordertown
TV-14
4
4
Role:
Becky Buckwald / ... (12 episodes, 2016)
Starring:
Missi Pyle, Hank Azaria, Seth MacFarlane, Judah Friedlander, Carlos Alazraqui
Directed By:
Bob Bowen, Gavin Dell, Albert Calleros, Ray Claffey, Jacob Hair
Glenn Martin DDS
3
3
Glenn Martin DDS
TV-14
3
3
Starring:
Jennette McCurdy, Mel Brooks, Brian Doyle-Murray, Allison Janney, Patton Oswalt, David Oyelowo, Bob Odenkirk
Directed By:
Ken Cunningham, Dave Barton Thomas, Aaron Woodley, Bob Crossman

Special Appearance/Cameo

Dinner for Schmucks (2010)
10
7
Dinner for Schmucks
PG-13
10
7

Rising executive Tim Conrad finds out that his boss hosts monthly dinners where the employee who brings in the most peculiar guest to be mocked at gains the prospect of a promotion. He rejects the invitation at first, but accepts when he finds the eccentric Barry Speck; however, the plan backfires and threatens to ruin his life.

Role:
Martha (uncredited)
Starring:
Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, Nick Kroll, David Walliams, Jemaine Clement, Bruce Greenwood, Lucy Punch
Directed By:
Jay Roach
Coyote Ugly (2000)
10
7
Coyote Ugly
PG-13
10
7

Violet Sanford moves to New York to achieve her goal of becoming a songwriter. She gets a job as barmaid in the hot-spot nightclub ‘Coyote Ugly’, where a bunch of vivacious women wildly entice the customers with their antics. As she earns notoriety at the bar, her aspirations are sidelined; however, a friend helps her render her songs in her own voice.

Role:
Bidding Customer (uncredited)
Starring:
Maria Bello, Piper Perabo, Bridget Moynahan, Michael Bay, Melanie Lynskey, Johnny Knoxville, Adam Garcia
Directed By:
David McNally
Kicking & Screaming (2005)
6
5
Kicking & Screaming
PG
6
5

As a child, Phil Weston could never live up to the expectations of his father’s competitive nature. Now a parent himself, he takes up the coaching duties of his son’s soccer team, but he finds that he has inherited his father’s nature. 

Role:
Obnoxious Hummer Lady (uncredited)
Starring:
Josh Hutcherson, Will Ferrell, Robert Duvall, Kate Walsh, Mike Ditka
Directed By:
Jesse Dylan

TV Shows

Friends
63
8
Friends
TV-14
63
8
Starring:
Greg Kinnear, Dermot Mulroney, Cole Sprouse, Alexis Arquette, Robin Williams, Adam Goldberg, Reese Witherspoon
Directed By:
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
15
2
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
TV-MA
15
2
Role:
Susie Myerson
Starring:
Kevin Pollak, Marin Hinkle, Jane Lynch, Zachary Levi, Gilbert Gottfried
Directed By:
Amy Sherman-Palladino, Daniel Palladino, Scott Ellis
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Shameless
21
3
Shameless
TV-MA
21
3
Starring:
Ethan Cutkosky, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Noel Fisher, Rick Fox, Amy Smart, Emmy Rossum, Justin Chatwin
Gilmore Girls
14
3
Gilmore Girls
TV-PG
14
3
Starring:
Rami Malek, Krysten Ritter, Chad Michael Murray, Nicole Eggert, Traci Lords, Jon Hamm, Milo Ventimiglia
Directed By:
Jamie Babbit, Amy Sherman-Palladino, Chris Long, Lee Shallat Chemel, Kenny Ortega
Frasier
12
3
Frasier
TV-PG
12
3
Starring:
James Spader, Christine Baranski, Mary Tyler Moore, Ann Cusack, Zooey Deschanel, Jennifer Tilly, Gary Cole
Directed By:
Workaholics
10
2
Workaholics
TV-14
10
2
Starring:
Tyler Posey, Rebel Wilson, Tom Green, Jack Black, Dennis Quaid, Topher Grace, Rumer Willis
Directed By:
Kyle Newacheck, Jay Karas, Adam Newacheck, Chris Koch, Tristram Shapeero
Life in Pieces
8
2
Life in Pieces
8
2
Starring:
Dianne Wiest, Megan Mullally, Rhys Darby, Gregg Sulkin, Padma Lakshmi, Lyle Lovett, Josh Groban
Directed By:
Masters of Sex
9
2
Masters of Sex
TV-MA
9
2
Starring:
Maggie Grace, Keke Palmer, Jaeden Lieberher, Rose McIver, Courtney B. Vance, Michael Sheen, Isabelle Fuhrman
Directed By:
Getting On
7
2
Getting On
TV-MA
7
2
Role:
Dawn Forchette (18 episodes, 2013-2015)
Starring:
Laurie Metcalf, Hasan Minhaj, Jean Smart, Harry Dean Stanton, Rita Moreno, Rhea Perlman, Joanna Scanlan
Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life
9
3
Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life
TV-14
9
3
Starring:
Jared Padalecki, Alexis Bledel, Alex Kingston, Peter Krause, Jason Ritter, Melissa McCarthy, Milo Ventimiglia
Directed By:
Daniel Palladino, Amy Sherman-Palladino
Bunheads
7
2
Bunheads
7
2
Starring:
Alan Ruck, Sutton Foster, Nathan Parsons, Jeanine Mason
Titus
7
2
Titus
TV-PG
7
2
Starring:
Elizabeth Berkley, Thomas F. Wilson, Ed Begley Jr., Connie Stevens, Frankie Muniz, Jay Leno, David Carradine
Directed By:
Jack Kenny, Gary Shimokawa, Brian Hargrove, Robert Berlinger, Jeff Melman
Hot in Cleveland
7
3
Hot in Cleveland
TV-PG
7
3
Starring:
Garry Marshall, Heather Locklear, David Spade, Doris Roberts, Kirstie Alley, Carol Burnett, Chris Colfer
Directed By:
Andy Cadiff, David Trainer, John Whitesell, Gil Junger, Joe Regalbuto
MADtv
7
3
MADtv
TV-14
7
3
Starring:
Pamela Anderson, Ken Jeong, Christina Moore, Eric Idle, Tyra Banks, Brian Austin Green, Rachel Sarah Bilson
Directed By:
Bruce Leddy, John Blanchard, Amanda Bearse, David Grossman, Paul Miller
Drop Dead Gorgeous (In a Down-to-Earth Bombshell Sort of Way) (2006)
6
2
Drop Dead Gorgeous (In a Down-to-Earth Bombshell Sort of Way)
6
2
Starring:
Ted Hardwick
Directed By:
Jackson Douglas
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers
6
3
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers
TV-Y7
6
3
Role:
 Bloom of Doom / ... (uncredited) 4 episodes, 1993-1994
Starring:
Jason David Frank, Bryan Cranston, Richard Steven Horvitz, David Yost, Ed Neil
Power Rangers Zeo
5
3
Power Rangers Zeo
TV-Y7
5
3
Starring:
Jason David Frank, Catherine Sutherland, Nakia Burrise, Steve Cardenas, Johnny Yong Bosch
BeetleBorgs
5
3
BeetleBorgs
TV-Y7
5
3
Starring:
Billy Forester, Wesley Barker, Herbie Baez, Terence J. Rotolo

Alex Borstein Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series 2018
Family Guy Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance 2018
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series 2019